Gas pipe ruptured near Byng and Anson Street roundabout

Emergency services were called to a ruptured gas pipe near the corner of Byng and Anson Streets on Tuesday afternoon.

The incident occurred about 5.10pm when NSW Fire and Rescue and police were called to block parts of Anson, Byng and Sale streets stopping pedestrians and vehicles from entering the area.

No evacuations were necessary and no one was injured as a result of the incident.

The gas company was on-site and was expected to rectify the problem shortly.